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With over 7 billion people in the world, we all have one thing in common. Every day we all get dressed. Join Dressed as we explore the social and cultural histories behind the who, what, when of why we wear.

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With over 7 billion people in the world, we all have one thing in common. Every day we all get dressed. Join Dressed as we explore the social and cultural histories behind the who, what, when of why we wear.

    Threads of Power: Lace from the Textilmuseum St. Gallen, part 1, an interview with Michelle Majer and Emma Cormack

    Threads of Power: Lace from the Textilmuseum St. Gallen, part 1, an interview with Michelle Majer and Emma Cormack

    For more than 500 years, lace has remained at the forefront of fashion. Join us this week as we explore this lace's history as a handmade luxury good and status symbol as we also explore lives of lacemakers and the techniques and tools of the trade.

    RECOMMENDED READING:


    Cormack, Emma and Michelle Majer, eds. Threads of Power: Lace from the Textilmuseum St. Gallen. New York: Bard Graduate Center, 2022.
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    • 39 min
    Invisible Seams with Filmmakers Jia Li and Jodie Chan

    Invisible Seams with Filmmakers Jia Li and Jodie Chan

    Director Jia Li and producer Jodie Chan join us to discuss their documentary short Invisible Seams which tells the stories of eight different Asian seamstresses and pattern-makers in New York, painting an intimate portrait of their diverse backgrounds, how they interconnect and together weave the fabric of the New York Fashion industry. The film celebrates the lives of these fascinating and talented women through their own voice and stories.


    Watch the film for free: https://vimeo.com/692427218
    www.invseams.com
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    • 35 min
    Fashion, Race, and Expanding the Narrative of Fashion History with Kimberly Jenkins

    Fashion, Race, and Expanding the Narrative of Fashion History with Kimberly Jenkins

    Fashion and race are intimately intertwined, yet rarely discussed in relation to one another. We discuss why this relationship matters historically and today with Kimberly Jenkins, founder of the groundbreaking digital educational platform The Fashion and Race Database.


    https://fashionandrace.org
    www.kimberlymjenkins.com
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    • 59 min
    The Lady Di Look: What Diana Was Trying to Tell Us Through Her Clothes, part 2, an interview with Eloise Moran

    The Lady Di Look: What Diana Was Trying to Tell Us Through Her Clothes, part 2, an interview with Eloise Moran

    In part two of our episode on style icon Princess Diana, we discuss Di's increasing sartorial freedoms following the separation from her husband and detail some of her revenge looks that followed. Follow along via Eloise's instagram @ladydirevengelooks.

    RECOMMENDED READING:


    Moran, Eloise. The Lady Di Lookbook: What Diana Was Trying to Tell Us Through her Clothes. New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 2022.
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    • 30 min
    The Lady Di Look: What Diana Was Trying to Tell Us Through Her Clothes, part 1, an interview with Eloise Moran

    The Lady Di Look: What Diana Was Trying to Tell Us Through Her Clothes, part 1, an interview with Eloise Moran

    Nineteen-year old Lady Diana Spencer stepped into the public spotlight in 1981 when her engagement to Prince Charles (now King Charles III) was announced. Tune in to our two-part episode this week as we trace the evolution of her unique brand of royal elegance.

    RECOMMENDED READING:


    Moran, Eloise. The Lady Di Lookbook: What Diana Was Trying to Tell Us Through her Clothes. New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 2022.
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    • 36 min
    Fashion History Now #44: Fashion at the 100th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market

    Fashion History Now #44: Fashion at the 100th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market

    From the city streets to the runway, April and Cassidy discuss all things fashion at the Santa Fe Indian Market 2022. 
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    • 49 min

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